Division: Mathematics, Engineering and Physical Sciences Academic Dept: Engineering Technology HEGIS: 5303 Curriculum Chair: Prof. Leonard Spina Tel: 914-606-6942
Current demand for Computer Aided Design and Drafting professionals has been running at very high levels. This certificate prepares students to function in this role in a variety of settings, including industry, government and engineering and architectural offices. Current opportunities include working on construction, product design and equipment fabrication projects.
The one-year certificate is designed to train students in the most modern CAD methods using the latest equipment and software (AutoCAD). The skills taught in the program enable students to function as specialists in this burgeoning field. Specialties include mechanical desktop, solid modeling and architectural design, along with general purpose computer drafting skills. Students are also well prepared to learn other CAD software packages that they may encounter.
Program of Study
College-level math by placement (see below) - Credit Hours 4
Note: Students who do not place into ENG 101 Composition and Literature I must complete a minimum of READ 105 Analytical Reading in order to earn this certificate.
Minimum Total Credits: 27
Advisement Guide: The Advisement Guide provides important information to students about how best to complete this degree, including a semester-by-semester breakdown of how best to complete the required classes. Click here for the Advisement Guide’s 2-Semester Plan.